Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar 2019–2020

June 2019

Monday 10 Classes begin for medical students Year IV (2019-2020)
Monday 24 Classes begin for medical students Year III (2019-2020)

August 2019

Monday 5 Registration for freshman students accepted in a program
Tuesday 6 – Friday 9 Advising and registration for new students for fall 2019
Monday 12 – Tuesday 13 Holiday: Al-Adha

Tentative date.

Thursday 15 Holiday: St. Mary’s Assumption
Monday 19 – Thursday 22 Advising and registration for new students for fall 2019 continues
Friday 23 Registration for returnees for fall 2019
Friday 23 Orientation for new students for fall 2019 (Byblos campus)
Monday 26 – Tuesday 27 Orientation for new students for fall 2019 (Beirut & Byblos campuses)
Monday 26 Classes begin for medical students Year I & II (2019-2020)
Monday 26 – Thursday 29 Late registration with late fees and drop/add for fall 2019

Faculty advisors & chairs will be available to assist starting August 28.

Monday 26 Classes begin for Years I & II medical students (2019–2020)
Wednesday 28 Academic year 2019–2020 starts
Wednesday 28 Fall 2019 classes begin
Friday 30 Late registration with late fees for fall 2019 continues

Chairs give override permission to register in closed sections.

September 2019

Monday 2 Holiday: Hijra New Year
Thursday 5 Collection of statements of fees for fall 2019 starts
Tuesday 10 Ashoura Commemoration Day
Monday 16 Deadline for payment of tuition fees for fall 2019

October 2019

Wednesday 2 Last day for early withdrawal from fall 2019 (WI)

November 2019

Monday 4 Fall 2019 semester restarts
Monday 11 Holiday: Prophet’s Birthday
Saturday 16 Class day (Monday schedule)
Wednesday 20 Deadline for incomplete grades (from spring and summer 2019)
Friday 22 Holiday: Independence day
Saturday 23 Class day (Tuesday schedule)
Monday 25 – Friday December 6 Advising for current students for spring 2020
Friday 29 Last day for intercampus transfer for spring 2020 for all students
Saturday 30 Class day (Wednesday schedule)

December 2019

Wednesday 4 Last day for withdrawal from courses for fall 2019 (WP/WF)
Saturday 7 Class day (Thursday schedule)
Monday 9 – Friday 13 Registration for current students for spring 2020
Saturday 14 Fall 2019 classes end
Saturday 14 Class day (Friday schedule)
Monday 16 – Monday 23 Fall 2019 final exams
Wednesday 25 Holiday: Christmas

January 2020

Wednesday 1 Holiday: New Year
Monday 6 Holiday: Armenian Christmas
Tuesday 14 – Wednesday 15 Advising and online registration for professional-year pharmacy students for spring 2020
Tuesday 14 Registration for Freshman students who have declared a major

Location: Office of the Registrar

Wednesday 15 Advising and registration for new students and returnees for spring 2020
Thursday 16 – Tuesday 21 Late registration with late fees and drop/add for spring 2020

Online registration and waiting list starts at 8:00 a.m. and stays open until January 21 at 4:00 p.m.

Friday 17 Orientation for new students for spring 2020
Monday 20 Spring 2020 classes begin
Wednesday 22 – Friday 24 Late registration with late fees for spring 2020 continues

Chairs give override permission to register in closed sections.

Tuesday 28 Collection of statements of fees for spring 2020 starts

February 2020

Friday 7 Deadline for payment of tuition fees for spring 2020
Sunday 9 – Monday 10 Holiday: St. Maroun

All university offices and libraries are closed on Sunday February 9 and Monday February 10, 2020.

Friday 14 Rafic Hariri Memorial Day

In compliance with the Lebanese Government decision, all LAU offices will be closed on this day.

Tuesday 25 Last day for early withdrawal from spring 2020 (WI)

March 2020

Saturday 7 Class day (Friday schedule)
Wednesday 25 Holiday: Annunciation Day

April 2020

Friday 10 – Monday 13 Holiday: Western Easter
Thursday 16 Deadline for Incomplete grades (from fall 2019)
Friday 17 – Monday 20 Holiday: Eastern Easter
Thursday 30 Last day for withdrawal from courses for spring 2020 (WP/WF)

Last day for selection of the P/ NP grading option on a course-by-course basis.

May 2020

Friday 1 Holiday: Labor Day
Friday 15 Spring 2020 classes end
Friday 15 Classes end for medical students year IV (AY 2019-2020)
Monday 18 – Saturday 30 Spring 2020 final assessment period
Monday 25 – Tuesday 26 Holiday: Al-Fitr

Tentative date.

Friday 29 Classes end for medical students year II (AY 2019-2020)

Tentative date.

June 2020

Friday 5 Classes end for medical students year III (AY 2019-2020)

July 2020

Friday 17 Classes end for medical students year I

Tentative date.

June 2021

Friday 4 Classes end for medical students year III (AY 2019-2020)
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